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Alpha mine go-ahead milestone 8 Apr 2014
8 April 2014 Today’s decision by the Land Court to uphold government approvals for the Alpha coal project represents a milestone for Queensland’s...

Cost cutting improves competitiveness of Queensland resources sector 7 Apr 2014
Extensive cost management programs have put the Queensland resources sector on a more competitive footing with its global competitors. Chief...

Resources sector to boost business with indigenous companies 2 Apr 2014
2 April 2014 Some of Queensland’s leading resources companies attended a forum today to discuss how they can engage more indigenous businesses in...

Indigenous companies bid for resources sector work 26 Mar 2014
26 March 2014 Leading Queensland resources companies and their major contractors will meet local indigenous business people with the aim of...

Court challenges foreshadowed and proceeding 24 Mar 2014
24 March 2014 The Mackay Conservation Group’s Federal Court challenge to Environment Minister Greg Hunt’s approval for the Abbot Point coal...

Cooperation to unlock sustained prosperity 21 Mar 2014
21 March 2014 The Queensland Resources Council has acknowledged passage of the Regional Planning Interests Act 2014 in the Parliament as a...

The battle over Abbot Point risks losing the Great Barrier Reef war 21 Mar 2014
21 March 2014 Writing in The Conversation, Central Queensland University marine scientist Dr Alison Jones dissects the debate surrounding...

A-G’s reform package to deliver 20 Mar 2014
20 March 2014 The Queensland Resources Council has congratulated Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie for delivering on a comprehensive review of...

More transparency in coal dust reporting 20 Mar 2014
20 March 2014 In another show of industry determination to meet community expectations over the management of dust emissions from coal trains on...

Activist ‘checklist’ two years on 18 Mar 2014
18 March 2014 ROCKHAMPTON: Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche today released a checklist of coordinated activism aimed at...

Resources sector seeks to recognise outstanding indigenous employees 18 Mar 2014
The state’s peak resources sector body wants to recognise and promote the work of indigenous people in Queensland’s resources sector and encourage...

First female asset president takes top Queensland resources award 7 Mar 2014
7 March 2014 The first woman to be appointed as an asset president within BHP Billiton has won the prestigious Resources Award for Women presented...

BMA wins gong for attracting women to mining workforce 6 Mar 2014
7 March 2014 To BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA), employing more women at its new Daunia and Caval Ridge operations was a business...

Mature age single mum is resources sector’s rising star 6 Mar 2014
7 March 2014 Cindy Emmett, a single mother of four boys who put herself through university as a mature age student to attain her mechanical...

Mount Isa woman wins top tradie award 6 Mar 2014
7 March 2014 Amy Woods, an Underground Install electrician at the Glencore Mount Isa Copper Operations has taken out the trade category of the...

Resources sector needs more women to remain globally competitive 6 Mar 2014
7 March 2014 Queensland’s resources sector needs to attract more women to remain globally competitive according to Craig McCabe, General Manager...

String of firsts leads former female butcher to top resources sector award 6 Mar 2014
7 March 2014 Blackwater woman Leah Ross’s string of firsts since leaving her butchery trade for the lure of driving large machinery, culminated in...

Women heed the call to resources jobs 6 Mar 2014
6 March 2014 More women are taking up careers in Queensland’s minerals and energy sectors according to latest figures released by the state’s peak...

Central Highlands Development Corporation and QRC join forces 4 Mar 2014
4 March 2014 The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) is pleased to welcome the Central Highlands Development Corporation (CHDC) as a Regional...

Landholder and community input boosted 4 Mar 2014
4 March 2014 The freeing of Queensland’s resources development approval processes from vexatious court objections would give stronger voice to...

MAIN and QRC link under Regional Partnership 27 Feb 2014
27 February 2014 The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the Mackay Area Industry Network (MAIN) to its Regional Partnership...

Bill can deliver for Queensland 12 Feb 2014
12 February 2014 The Queensland Resources Council has urged a Parliamentary Committee to recommend to the state government that it refocus a...

New guide to help FIFO workers 5 Feb 2014
5 February 2014 A new guide has been released by Queensland’s peak resources sector body to help long-distance commuters working in the state’s...

New report confirms the real threats to the reef 2 Feb 2014
Queensland's peak body for the resources sector has welcomed the release today of the Australian Government's progress report to UNESCO's World...

Industry backs science-based decision 31 Jan 2014
Queensland’s peak resources sector body has backed the science-based decision of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) to grant...

Social media storm won’t divert focus on facts and science 22 Jan 2014
22 January 2014 Queensland’s peak resources sector body says it’s confident the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) will make its...

Resources sector backing science 17 Jan 2014
17 January 2014 Queensland’s peak resources sector body says it remains confident that the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority will continue...